genus Lutjanus


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Noun1.genus Lutjanus - type genus of the Lutjanidae: snappersgenus Lutjanus - type genus of the Lutjanidae: snappers
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Lutjanus blackfordi, red snapper - an esteemed food fish with pinkish red head and body; common in the Atlantic coastal waters of North America and the Gulf of Mexico
gray snapper, grey snapper, Lutjanus griseus, mangrove snapper - found in shallow waters off the coast of Florida
Lutjanus apodus, schoolmaster - food fish of warm Caribbean and Atlantic waters
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Within this family, 64 species compose the genus Lutjanus (Allen, 1985).
chrysurus should not constitute its own genus but be included within the genus Lutjanus, owing to its ability to hybridize with a member of that genus.